Comparative Study

| Published: May 25, 2017

Study of Personality among Scheduled Caste and Non-Scheduled Caste College Students

Dr. B. S. Parimal

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education and Psychology, M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.310/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.310


The origin of the Indian caste system has many theories behind it. Some of them are religious, while others are biological. The religious theories explain that according to the Rigveda, which is the ancient Hindu book, the primal man, Purush, destroyed himself to create a human society and the different parts of his body created the four different Varnas. Main objective of this study is to study and compare the personality differences among Scheduled Caste & non Scheduled Caste College students. The investigator selected 2 X 2 X 2 factorial design. For the present research work researcher has selected 240 students with the help of random sampling technique. Further they were classified in to 2 groups i.e. scheduled caste (120) and non-scheduled caste (120). Singh’s Differential Personality Inventory (SDPI) developed by Singh, A. K. & Singh, A. K. at Department of Psychology, Patna University, Patna(Bihar). The Singh’s Differential Personality Inventory (SDPI) formerly known as Differential Personality Scale. According to this study it is revealed that caste, gender and locality influence the personality traits of college students. More than half a century has elapsed after India attainted independence. Ever since then our National leaders and the successive Governments have brought about a number of reforms with the specific objective of alleviating the poverty of the downtrodden masses especially the backward communities such as scheduled caste and scheduled tribes.

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 6, April-June, 2017